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Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 14 - 18 January 2013

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include tackling youth unemployment in Europe, Biopiracy and indigenous genetic resources, Regulating credit rating agencies, Corruption and misuse of EU funds, the controversial economic agreement with southern Africa and working conditions in Asia and EU retailers


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 10-14 December 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included the EU budget 2012-2013, the controversial EU-Latin American free trade agreement, wrongheaded EU patent system, airport noise and working conditions, Financial transaction tax, animal transport and welfare, addressing fundamental rights in the EU, EU summit and the continuing crisis, EU-Russia agreement, Human rights and EU policy, Israeli settlements and opposing the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon.


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Disappointment at ECJ Strasbourg Ruling

"We will keep campaigning until this pointless practice ends" - MEP

MEPs from the European Free Alliance (EFA) Group in the European Parliament have expressed disappointment at today's court decision which favours the European Parliament's wasteful monthly visits to Strasbourg. The decision by the European Court of Justice to uphold a complaint brought by France was...


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EU budget 2012/13

EU condemned to cyclical budget crises after MEPs endorse agreement

The European Parliament has voted to endorse an agreement on the EU's 2013 budget and provisions to partially cover shortfalls under the 2012 budget. The Greens have criticised the deal for failing to bridge the shortfalls under the 2012 budget (1) and continuing the trend of under-budgeting for 201...


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Co-Presidents' session briefing

11.12.2012

Recorded stream 11 December 2012

During the Strasbourg Plenary session briefing, Greens/EFA co-presidents Rebecca Harms and Daniel Cohn-Bendit present the key issues of the plenary session for the Greens/EFA group


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EU Budget 2012-2013

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Strasbourg Flash

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 10 - 14 December 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary include the EU budget 2012-2013, the controversial EU-Latin American free trade agreement, wrongheaded EU patent system, airport noise and working conditions, Financial transaction tax, animal transport and welfare, addressing fundamental rights in the EU, EU summit and the continuing crisis, EU-Russia agreement, Human rights and EU policy, Israeli settlements and opposing the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon.


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EU budget

Bad deal for EU gets provisional green light following volte-face by MEPs

A draft agreement on the EU's 2013 budget and provisions to cover shortfalls under the 2012 budget looks set to be endorsed, following an indicative vote in the European Parliament's budget committee. The agreement will now be voted by both the European Parliament and Council. The Greens have critic...


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Brussels agenda

Weekly preview of the Greens/EFA group - 3-7 December 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include events on Bloggers for democracy, Car transport and EU criminal justice as well as the EU budget 2012, preventing biopiracy, expanding renewable energy in Europe, banking supervision, clamping down on tax avoidance and fraud, tackling youth unemployment


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e-fa: News Round-Up

news bulletin from the European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament

November 2012 Round-Up The European Free Alliance (EFA) draws together political parties fighting for democracy and self-determination for the stateless nations and regions of Europe. European Free Alliance MEPs sit in a European parliamentary group with the Greens, making up the fourth largest grou...


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Horizon 2020

MEPs vote to ensure Horizon 2020 delivers for EU innovation overshadowed by budget negotiations

The European Parliament's industry and research committee today adopted its position on Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation from 2014-20 (1). Commenting after the vote, Green research and innovation spokesperson Philippe Lamberts (MEP, Belgium) said: "Today's ...


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Greens/EFA Round-up

Debriefing of the plenary week Strasbourg 19-22 November 2012

Greens/EFA priorities for the Strasbourg Plenary included the reports on the EU's economic and monetary union, rules for marketing agricultural products, shale gas, enforcing EU law, future EU budget, vote on new EU commission candidate, situation in Gaza, UN climate talks and the EU position, banning shark finning, the external dimension of EU fisheries


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